Animal Shelter Works To Pass State Inspection

The Carteret County Animal Shelter is still working to comply with the state.

The shelter still needs more work to pass a state inspection.

Shelter officials say they need to replace the feral cages, metals doors and finish painting.

Though the shelter has failed twice this year, the state inspector is working with them because of all the changes they've done so far, and because there is no serious threat to the animals or the workers. Officials at the shelter are hoping to passing the inspection next time around.

The shelter anticipates passing inspection by the end of June.

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  • by Jennifer on May 31, 2011 at 06:55 AM
    If they need volunteers again let everyone know. I would be glad to help. Anything for the animals.
  • by Betty Location: Newport on May 20, 2011 at 06:50 PM
    This is directed to Ralph- you don't have a clue as to what is being talked about apparently. The state ag dept. failed our shelter, one reason being rusty nasty doors that can injure the animal. The love, attention, food & clean place to lay down daily is probably the first he's had in a long time. And you are right- he wouldn't give a care about a painted door. Until he gets a nasty cut from one. I am not an employee there, I volunteer there. I AM trying to make a difference there for all the poor animals that have been neglected & tossed away like trash. We care about each & everyone of them that comes thru our doors. Replacing our doors is not a cosmetic fix because, oh gee, we just don't like the colors. They are a danger waiting to injure someone or something.
  • by ralph Location: ahoskie on May 20, 2011 at 09:37 AM
    this door needs painting- you lose, the dogs must die. What a bunch of fascist pigs we have running the place. Ask the dogs if they care there are painting delinquencies.
  • by Fran on May 20, 2011 at 05:34 AM
    Keep up the hard work, the state people are working with you, you will make it.
  • by RealHunter on May 20, 2011 at 04:14 AM
    Well if it fails just give the dogs to the local dog hunters.They will be well sheltered and fed two meals a day.NOT!
  • by Melissa Location: NC on May 19, 2011 at 09:25 PM
    It is about time? How bad is it? This is a Animal Shelter right? Love your pets please!

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